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Brazil Closing

"Adeus" to TJSL's Brazilian Lawyers

July 28, 2011

In Portuguese, the word for goodbye is “adeus.”

On Thursday, July 28, the 72 Brazilian lawyers who studied at Thomas Jefferson School of Law for the month said “adeus” to the law...

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Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Super Lawyers

July 27, 2011

Thirty-three Thomas Jefferson School of Law alumni are named on San Diego Super Lawyers list of Top Attorneys in San Diego for 2011. Super Lawyers, a publication of Thomson Reuters, solicits...

CLEO CLosing Ceremony

Farewell to CLEO: Closing Ceremony

July 22, 2011

Lifelong friendships were forged. Tears were shed. Laughs were shared.

The camaraderie they had and genuine feeling for each other among  TJSL CLEO Summer Institute scholars was...

Pride Parade

TJSL Shows its Pride in Parade

July 18, 2011

TJSL's Outlaw, along with California's Western's Pride student organizations, were proud to be part of San Diego’s Pride Parade this past Saturday. Both groups brought together LGBT students and...

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CLEO Scholars Visit Federal Courthouse

July 12, 2011

“I am a CLEO Fellow and I’m very proud of it,” U.S. District Court Judge John Houston told the CLEO Summer Institute Scholars from TJSL who visited his courtroom on Friday, June 8. “I have a...

New Faces

TJSL Welcomes Two New Faces in Career Services

July 6, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law welcomes two new faces to Career Services. Starting in early August, Joshua D. Winneker will be joining TJSL as the new Assistant Dean for Career Services. Randy...

Brazilian Lawyers

Welcome Brazilian Lawyers!

July 1, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law has taken on very much of a Brazilian flavor. 72 attorneys from Brazil have arrived to study this summer at TJSL.

It’s part of the law school’s new U.S.-...

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Externships at The Hague: “A Dream Opportunity”

June 30, 2011

By Elisabeth Donovan, Communications Student Assistant

To third year TJSL student Emily Cohen, getting hands-on international criminal law experience in Europe sounded like a...

Robert Knowles

New Visiting Professor to Teach Civ Pro

June 24, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Dean Rudy Hasl has announced that Robert Knowles has accepted an offer to join the law school as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law for the 2011-2012 academic...

TJSL Re-Dedicates Earl B. Gilliam Moot Courtroom

June 23, 2011

The late Judge Earl B. Gilliam was many things to many people. He was a trail-blazer, a highly-respected judge, a law professor and, most of all, a beloved figure to all who knew him.